Businesses advised to practise social responsibility Business

Businesses advised to practise social responsibility

Ensuring corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible business conduct (RBC) are important factors in promoting the sustainable development of businesses in the light of global economic integration, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on January 15.
CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam Business

CPTPP officially comes into force in Vietnam

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force in Vietnam on January 14, promising to open up opportunities for many industries to boost exports, but also posing challenges for businesses which require them to devise long-term strategies to increase their competitiveness in the global market.
Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU Business

Vietnam looks to boost timber exports to EU

Vietnam will be able to boost its wood exports when the Vietnam-European Union Voluntary Partnership Agreement on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance, and Trade (VPA/FLEGT) takes effect.
Prime Minister welcomes European Parliament Vice President Politics

Prime Minister welcomes European Parliament Vice President

Vietnam has always considered cooperation between its National Assembly and the European Parliament (EP) an important pillar of bilateral relations, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed while receiving EP Vice President Heidi Hautala in Hanoi on January 7.
European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam Politics

European Parliament delegation visits Vietnam

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong had a bilateral meeting in Hanoi on January 7 with Vice President of the European Parliament (EP) Heidi Hautala who is leading an EP working delegation to Vietnam from January 7-9.
Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals Society

Vietnam accelerates implementation of sustainable development goals

The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam coordinated with the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to hold a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on December 18 on realising challenges posed for Vietnam in the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Quang Nam develops value chain of acacia trees Society

Quang Nam develops value chain of acacia trees

The south central province of Quang Nam is developing a value chain for acacia trees at international standards under a project supported by the Green Annamites of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
Vietnam aims to become furniture hub Business

Vietnam aims to become furniture hub

Vietnamese wood and furniture firms need to improve their designs, distribution and brands to enable Vietnam to become a global furniture hub, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
Top legislators of Vietnam, RoK pledge to facilitate trade, investment Politics

Top legislators of Vietnam, RoK pledge to facilitate trade, investment

Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of the Republic of Korea’s National Assembly Moon Hee-sang have pledged to facilitate trade and investment cooperation between the two countries as they attended the Vietnam-RoK trade and investment forum in Seoul.